The Invitation

January 8, 2014 (2 years ago)
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Found this poem in one of my old journals. This is not originally written by me but by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. I found this apt at my situation right now, the sentimental slob that is me... So here goes

It doesn't interest me what you do for a living, I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing;

It doesn't interest me how old you are, I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dreams, for the adventure of being alive;

It doesn't interest me what planets are squaring your moon, I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life's betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain. I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own without moving to hide it or fade it or f* it. I want to know if you be with joy, mine or your own, if you can dance with wildness and let the ecstacy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes without cautioning us to be careful, be realistic to remember the limitations of being human;

It doesn't interest me if the story you are telling me is true, I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself. If you bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul. If you can be faithless and therefore trustworthy. I want to know if you can see beauty when it is not pretty everyday. And if you can source your own life from its presence; I want to know if you can live with failure, yours and mine and still stand on the edge of the lake and shout, YES to the silver of the full moon;

It doesn't interest me to know where you live or how much money you have, I want to know if you can get up after a night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone and do what needs to be done to feed the children;

It doesn't interest me who you know or how you came to be here, I want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me and not shrink back;

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